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Business Development Coordinator (30 hours)


Hours: 30 hours per week, term time only
Closing date: Wednesday, 25th September 2019

Sutherland House School and Elizabeth Newson Centre

Business Development Administration Coordinator

Hours: 30 hours per week

Salary: £11,118 per annum (FTE £16,354)

Term Time Only

Sutherland House School is a specialist non-maintained day school for children and young people with autism between the ages of 3 and 19 years old, based in the centre of Nottingham. We have just been award ‘Good’ in the recent Ofsted inspection and want someone to support us on our journey towards Outstanding.

The Elizabeth Newson Centre is a facility for the families of children with any developmental communication disorder, and is designed to help parents obtain a specialist diagnostic assessment of their child as early as possible.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and effective Business Development Coordinator Officer who has good background in administration, the ability to respond positively to change and be effective in demanding situations. You will need to have highly developed organisational and administration skills, be an excellent communicator and have a fastidious attention to detail with customer service skills as standard.  Amongst your other duties, the role will have a particular focus on supporting referrals for the school and The Elizabeth Newsome Centre, working directly with the School’s Senior Leadership and Clinical Teams, and responding proactively to external stakeholders including Local Authorities and parents.

At times you may be required to work flexible hours. We offer relevant training and a personalised professional development plan. No two days will be the same, but with the friendly supportive team each day is memorable.

The successful candidate should be proficient in using Microsoft Office suite, particularly excellence in Word and Excel.

To apply:  Please go to our website at www.autismeastmidlands.org.uk where an electronic application form and relevant Job Description & Person Specification can be downloaded and completed. Completed application forms should be returned to the following email address: Hannah.Lynch@autismeastmidlands.org.uk

Please note: only completed application forms will be considered for shortlisting.

Closing date for completed applications is: Monday 30th September 2019.

Interviews to take place at Sutherland House School: TBC

Please note this will be subject to receipt of satisfactory references prior to the interview and an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check

Autism East Midlands is an equal opportunities employer.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people

Registered Charity Number 517954

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Application Form Guidance Notes for completion

Application Form

Job Description and Person Specification